Friday, June 28, 2013

US Army internal network blocks access to The Guardian

US Army internal network blocks access to The Guardian newpaper
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Date: Friday, 28-Jun-2013 01:19:00 prevent army personnel from accidentally seeing any future leaks of NSA material that would reflect badly on the U.S. Government that is still classified.
Army restricts access to The Guardian in the wake of NSA leaks
UK site blocked to prevent employees from accidentally accessing still-classified docs.

by Megan Geuss - June 28 2013

On Thursday afternoon, The Monterey County Herald reported that the US Army was restricting access to the UK version of The Guardian's website. The Herald discovered yesterday that the site was blocked for military employees at the California-based Presidio of Monterey installation and confirmed today that the block was Army-wide.
In an e-mail to the Herald, Gordon Van Vleet, an Arizona-based spokesman for the Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM), said that the Army is prohibiting "some access to press coverage and online content about the NSA leaks."...

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